Evans, Malcolm Paul, 1945- :[Palestine knocking at the UN]. 22 September 2011

Evans, Malcolm Paul, 1945- :[Palestine knocking at the UN]. 22 September 2011
Date
2011
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Fairfax Media Limited (Firm)
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DCDL-0019001
Description
The cartoon shows Palestine's leader Mahmoud Abbas, knocking in vain at a huge door to the United Nations. Pushing against the other side of the door, are President Obama and the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu. Context: Mahmoud Abbas has formally asked the United Nations to recognise a Palestinian state, defying intense US pressure to abandon the move. The Palestinian leader was greeted with extended applause as he told the UN general assembly that he was seeking recognition of a Palestinian state on land occupied by Israel since 1967 with East Jerusalem as its capital because nearly two decades of peace negotiations had failed. (Guardian 23 September 2011) Colour and black and white versions available Title from file name Quantity: 2 digital cartoon(s).
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